Blair Timmothy Longley (born September 25, 1950 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician and activist. Longley attended the founding meeting of the Green Party of Canada in 1983 and went on to be an active member of the Rhinoceros Party of which he was official agent from 1985 to 1987.
He joined the Marijuana Party shortly after its founding and he became the leader of the Marijuana Party in 2005, following the resignation of Marc-Boris St-Maurice.
He has been a candidate for the Canadian House of Commons on three occasions, each time with a different party label. He ran for the Green Party in the 1984 election in the riding of Burnaby placing a distant fourth of four candidates with 364 of 58,991 votes. In 1988 he ran against opposition leader John Turner, ...
Canadian pot advocates are renewing their push for legalization based on a study that showed Canada as having the highest pot use among industrialized nations, even though the study’s purpose was to determine adverse effects of cannabis use.
The UN statistics that the study was based on showed that one in 25 Canadians ages 15 to 64 used cannabis in 2004. The study’s results, published in the Addiction journal, claimed that high levels of cannabis use are related to poorer educational outcomes, greater welfare dependence and unemployment, lower income and lower relationship and ...
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The interest of the Canadian cannabis community is to defeat Conservative party candidates.
We recommend that voters look at the past results in their own riding, which can be learned by using the Voter Information Service search engines provided by Elections Canada’s website. Clicking on the last tab of information on any particular electoral district provides the results from the past few elections. Voters could judge which alternative party is most likely to be able to defeat the Conservative in their particular riding. In most cases that means voting for the Liberal party, or the ...
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La salvia que te hace adivinar o conocida también como pipilzinzintli, uno de los alucinógenos con los que los antiguos mexicanos se comunicaban directamente con Dios, ha llegado a todo el mundo para convertirse en una de las drogas preferidas de los viejos y de los amantes de la meditación. La moda de la llamada hierba de los dioses, hierba María, ska pastora, ska María, que algunos especialistas identifican como la antigua pipilzinzintli, inició en 1962, cuando los biólogos Gordon ...
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Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan resigns over letter to judge
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet is reeling from an ethical slip-up that has caused the resignation of its aboriginal affairs minister and left political critics questioning why Finance Minister Jim Flaherty hasn’t also quit. The political bombshell was [...]
Canada among worst offenders for hosting malware online: Report
OTTAWA — Canada is more likely than most countries to host websites with malicious software, and Canadians are more likely than most to become victims of hackers, according to a report that offers new figures on the growing world of [...]
Coyne: Federal Conservatives' reputation as the 'Nasty Party' is well-deserved
A half-dozen national polls now put the Conservatives behind the Liberals, by margins of as much as 13 percentage points. Averaging across them, the website ThreeHundredEight.com puts Conservative support at 29 per cent, the lowest it has been since they first took power in 2006 and a drop of more than 10 points from their share of the popular vote in the election just two years ago.
Conrad Black comes out in support of Calgary political strategist Tom Flanagan
CALGARY — Former Canadian press baron Conrad Black came out in support of a Calgary political strategist and university professor who earlier this year drew heavy criticism for comments he made on child pornography. Tom Flanagan got into hot water for comments he made at the University of Lethbridge suggesting child pornography didn’t cause harm and questioning whether people who view those images should be jailed.